Monday 18 July 2016

Astrognome Scrapbook Rohini Satellite

Rohini Satellite

On July 18th 1980 the Rohini Satellite (RS1) was successfully launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre. 

It was the first satellite successfully launched by the indigenous Satellite Launch Vehicle  (SLV). It provided data on the fourth stage of SLV. The satellite had mission life of 1.2 years and an orbital life of 20 months.

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